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Happy Hookers – Learn to Crochet

Co-ordinator: Sue  Matthews  Email: Time and venue: Tuesdays 10-12 & 2-4 in co-ordinator’s house. This group is now well underway with 12 members over 2 sessions being ably taught and encouraged by Sue. The group are learning to make “twirlies” to begin with before graduating to shawls and blankets, or anything else they would […]

New Testament Greek Reading

Co-ordinator: Chris Salter – – 07967 126 045 We will be meet fortnightly on Thursday mornings from 10.30 – 12.00 in members’ homes. This will be an informal group, reading & discussing the text together. Some knowledge of NT Greek would be helpful, but all levels would be welcome. New Testament (or koine) Greek […]

Out and About

Co-ordinator: Rod George – 01799 584527 –  This group’s aim is to have a drive in the countryside to a destination which will be disclosed on the day. (never more than 40 – 50 miles)The instructions for the journey will encourage participants to notice areas of interest and beauty, and participants are welcome to […]


Group Co-ordinator: Marilyn Hemmings – 07788 544 401 – Venue: Saffron Walden Bowling Club  We meet from 2pm to 4pm on the last Friday of the month and meetings last for 2 hours. The first half of the session is taken up by a talk about what jobs should be done during the coming […]

Gym Fit

Co-ordinator – Judy Hervey-Murray –  01799 543 164 or Mobile 07941 403 833 – Venue – The two groups meet at Just Gym, Westbrook House, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden. Sessions are held outside if the weather is fine or more often inside, with all precautions taken. Anyone interested in joining the group must be […]

Exploring Churches

  St Mary the Virgin, Wendens Ambo Group Co-ordinator: Christine Hall – If you’re interested in history, art or architecture, then this may be the group for you! East Anglia has a wealth of wonderful medieval churches – large and small. They provide a fascinating insight into the lives of our ancestors. Of course, […]

Book Groups

Book Group 1 Group Co-ordinator: Mary Curtis – 01799 524 784 – Venue: Café Cornell Time: 11am on the first Thursday of each month at Café Cornell We aim to read a book, chosen by a group member, each month, that we can discuss over a coffee and cake at the following meeting. There […]

Landscape and Literature

Photo of George Orwell (Eric Blair) feeding his goats in Wallington in 1939 – *see below Co-ordinator: Alex Reeve – – 01799 522 818 Writers of prodigious talent have plied their trade while living in Hertfordshire, Essex and Cambridgeshire, and the landscape has influenced their work: George Orwell found inspiration for Animal Farm in […]


Co-ordinator and Tutor:  Wen Zhang – – 07425 830 888 Ever since the lockdown, we have moved our lessons onto Zoom, 1-1:30pm on Tuesday and  Friday afternoons. After overcoming all the technical issues and all the doubts about online learning, we discovered that learning Mandarin online can be so much more enjoyable. We have developed […]

Knit & Natter

Group Co-ordinator: Penny Maystre – 01799 501 262 – Activities include knitting, crocheting, patchwork, quilt making and card making. The Craft Group meets on Mondays from 10 am – 12 noon and at the moment takes place in members’ houses.